Witness Suffers Heart Attack During Department Store Jewelry Heist
A violent smash-and-grab style jewelry heist at a local department store last night was witnessed by a woman who suffered a heart attack during the robbery. The victim, whose age and identity has not been released, was inside the Macy's at Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Plaza Monday night when at least four armed robbers barreled into the jewelry department a few minutes shy of closing time.
The robbers used either hammers or baseball bats to smash the glass display cases. Reports are not clear how much--if any--jewelry was taken.
The suspects, four, or possibly more, are described as African American males in their twenties and thirties, according to KTLA.
One suspect was apprehended by a private security guard, however the remaining perps are still at large.
The female witness was hospitalized, and is reportedly doing fine.